Life in 1793 at the United States Mint had to be exciting. It is unfortunate that there were no recordings or other ways of saving what went on that year. For historical reasons, it would be nice to determine exactly what happened and why
Fresh-to-Market S-11c Variety a Major Wreath Cent Rarity By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… The large cents struck by the United States Mint in 1793 are some of the most popular and romantic issues in American numismatics. We are delighted to present a truly stunning Flowing Hair, Wreath Reverse example graded […]
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By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek ….. The Flowing Hair cent of 1793, along with the half cent, were the first coins mass-produced by the United States Government on its own property. As such they are widely studied and collected, which has resulted in a wealth of knowledge about minor die varieties for the early issues. […]
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By Ron Guth ….. Disclaimer: The author is an independent reporter. He has no affiliation with Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers and he has received no compensation from them (or anyone else) for this analysis. From June 2 to June 5, 2019, Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers (Goldbergs) conducted a sale of rare coins in […]
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Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #387 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds ….. This is the second discussion in a series about comprehensive collections of classic U.S coins (1793-1934) that were offered, at least in large part, in public auctions. Perhaps the greatest collection of classic […]
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By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) …… Continuing on the theme of disclosing discovered current deceptive struck counterfeits and establishing one-page attribution guides for each, the variety for this installment has been the subject of a previous CoinWeek article from the folks at NGC entitled “Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1793 Flowing Hair Large […]
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CoinWeek’s Cool Coins! is back with this, the fourth episode. We scouted out the floor of the Summer FUN Show, put on by the Florida United Numismatists, and recorded four incredible segments: Original Hobo Nickel Society president Carol Bastable shows us a hobo-style American Silver Eagle by master engraver Ron Landis. Estimated value: $6000. We […]